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National Night Out 2021

The community is invited to come enjoy National Night Out – a night on the town with their local first responders Tuesday. There will be free hot dogs fresh off the grill, along with music, lawn games, and freebies for the kids. The festivities are set to take place from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, […]

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If you’re confused by state fishing regulations for Mono County, this should help

Edited Mono County Fishing Regulations Flyer California’s Fish and Wildlife attempt to simplify fishing regulations met stiff resistance primary because of local businesses objecting, say they felt it would be harmful to their interests which heavily promoted the Trout Season Opener in the Eastern Sierra. Irrespective of the result, Jeff Simpson with Mono County put […]

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Indy Day Parade: The crowd at the 2016 Independence Day. (Photos submitted)

Loyd and Babe Hopper: This year’s Town of Independence 4th of July Grand Marshals

Loyd And Babe Hopper: Family, Community, and Public Service are this year’s Grand Marshalls in Independence Fourth of July Parade Long-time residents of Independence, Loyd and Babe Hopper, are this year’s 4th of July Grand Marshals.  The Hoppers have traditionally spent the 4th of July holiday gathering with family and friends to celebrate our nation’s […]

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Celebrate Independence Day Weekend at Laws Railroad Museum! Ride the train!

Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site will be offering train rides on Friday July 2nd and Saturday July 3 in the Death Valley Railroad car starting at 10:00 am each day, and run until 3:00 pm. We will run later if the demand warrants it. Our usual price of $5 for people 13 years old […]

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4 th of July fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks Are Planned in Bishop at City Park

Bishop’s fantastic 4th of July fireworks show will be back and better than ever for 2021. Since it’s no longer possible to hold the event at the airport, the Bishop Volunteer Fire Department will host this year’s festivities at the Bishop City Park. This venue allows for expanded events to create a full day of […]

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Friends of Inyo Want You to Join Them in Backcountry Volunteer Work

Join us for Backcountry Volunteer Work on Eagle Creek 6/21-23 (& other Summer Volunteer Opportunities) Friends of the Inyo is excited to partner with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest to offer a one-of-a-kind experience Volunteering in one of our cherished wilderness areas! Join us for a spectacular three days of stewardship in Mono County. We’ll be working […]

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Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide 2021

The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide 2021 has been released

The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide for 2021 is out! One of the best local fishing publications, The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide 2021, is now available. You can find it at almost any sporting goods shops, chambers of commerce, visitors centers, and many small retail food stores and restaurants. The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide gives common […]

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Mono County’s Final Dispersed Camping Summit Spells Out the Message

After three months of preparation for the migration of visitors to the Eastern Sierra, the Dispersed Camping Summit’s subcommittees made their presentation of plans and materials at the final session held on-line May 25. The cause of the chaos, outlined by facilitator Paul McFarland of the DeChambeau Creek Foundation, is fairly obvious. Last summer, Southern […]

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Hayden Cabin Museum

Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin Now Open!

Mammoth Museum at The Hayden Cabin Now Open The Hayden Cabin/Mammoth Museum is housed in the original 1920’s log cabin built by Emmett Hayden, map maker of the Eastern Sierra. It contains many artifacts from that period as well as historic photographs and displays. This four room log cabin has many original furnishings that decorate […]

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Sequoia National Forest preparing to open campgrounds

Sequoia National Forest preparing to open campgrounds by Memorial Day Weekend The Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest for the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument. Forest staff are working to bring first come, first served campgrounds back online, and most are projected to be available by the holiday weekend. Services […]

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